Question about Temps last couple days...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by [email protected]@2four, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA I have eggs due tomorrow, so I took them off the turner yesterday but when I did this, I noticed my temps are now down to 95ish...should I bump the temps up a bit to adjust them? My humidity's almost 1t 70% since I bumped it up. I have hatched a ton of times, but would love to have a higher hatching rate, so any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!! Thanks all! [​IMG]
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    yes.... get it back to 99.5 for forced air or 100.5 to 101 for still air.

    (some people say 102 for still air, but thats a little TOO close to lethal temps for me...)
  3. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
    Ontario, Canada
    Still air or forced air? the temp tends to go up when the babies start to get more active. Personally I would leave it I would rather have it low and have a slower or staggered hatch then have it to hot and risk deformities (maybe to late for that) or mortality. Good luck
  4. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    I have to turn my heat on the bator up a little when I take out the turner. I think the motor on it puts out some heat and when taken out my temps go down. You still need to keep it at 99.5 to 100 degrees if you have a forced air.
  5. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    Turn up the HEAT!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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